shipborne

adjective
ship·​borne | \ ˈship-ˌbȯrn How to pronounce shipborne (audio) \

Definition of shipborne

: transported or designed to be transported by ship shipborne aircraft

Examples of shipborne in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chinese President Xi Jinping rejected the decision by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, which is likely to have lasting implications for the resource-rich hot spot, which sees $5 trillion worth of shipborne trade pass through each year. James Griffiths, CNN, "China can shut off the Philippines' power grid at any time, leaked report warns," 25 Nov. 2019 With everything from notable partnerships between James Beard and Windstar and Thomas Keller on Seaborne, the offerings tend to be shipborne. Peter Jon Lindberg, Condé Nast Traveler, "With S.A.L.T., Silversea Is Completely Rewriting How Cruises Do Food," 18 July 2019 By 2011, when Perovich met Webster on a shipborne experiment, climate change had reduced the summertime Arctic's frozen area by half. Anchorage Daily News, "For the biggest Arctic expedition ever, scientists will trap themselves in sea ice," 13 June 2019 The shipborne rolling vertical landing will allow F-35Bs to land on the U.K.’s new carriers with larger payloads, eliminating the need to jettison expensive stores just to land on ships. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "U.K. F-35s Will Use Strange Rolling Carrier Landings," 16 Oct. 2018 Her mother died of a shipborne illness on the long passage over the Atlantic in 1840. Rachel Syme, New Republic, "Why Margaret Atwood’s “Alias Grace” makes subversive television.," 3 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of shipborne

circa 1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Shipborne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipborne. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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